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Heirloom Roasted Pumpkin Bisque With Fresh Alaskan Sea Scallops

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“Pumpkin Bisque with Maple Syrup has a light sweet fusion. Alaskan Sea Scallops with Cajuin Seasoning add a spicy flavor to the Bisque.”
2hrs 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-Heat oven to 450°F and place oven rack in middle.
  2. Coat pumpkin cavity with Maple Syrup using a pastry brush. Place on a sheet pan and roast for 1-hour at 375°F.
  3. Baste pumpkin every 15-minutes.
  4. Remove pumpkin flesh from shell and place into a bowl.
  5. In a 5-quart soup pot melt 2-tablespoons butter, add bay leaves, Maui onion, carrots, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and Saute' 4-5 minutes.
  6. Add 1/4 cup white wine and reduce by half.
  7. Add chicken stock, roasted pumpkin and slowly bring to a full boil stirring. Reduce to a simmer for 20-minutes uncovered.
  8. Wisk in cream, allspice, mace, pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, tabasco sauce and bring to a full boil for for 10-minutes. Stir to prevent from burning.
  9. Reduce to a simmer for 30-minutes and stir several times.
  10. Remove from heat, discard bay leaves and puree the bisque.
  11. Season Alaskan Scallops with old bay seasoning, cajun seasoning, cayeene pepper, salt and white pepper.
  12. Add butter to a hot saute pan and saute scallops 2-3 minutes; turning scallops only once. Remove and hold warm for service.
  13. Season bisque with salt and pepper to taste.
  14. Serve bisque in hot bowls with Blackened Alaskan Sea Scallops.
  15. Garnish Pumpkin Bisque with Fresh Chopped Parsley.

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